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News about the latest UB research in science, engineering and technology, and its impact on society.

6/30/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo have identified the single transcription factor or “master switch” that initiates the critical myelination process in the brain. Funded by New York Stem Cell Science, the research will be published online in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on June 30.
6/30/14

The University at Buffalo has launched the Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI), a forward-leaning, interdisciplinary initiative that will address regional and national demand for new materials that accelerate research and education in advanced manufacturing and biotechnology.

6/25/14

Beachgoers and anglers may despise algae, but bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella revel in it. That’s according to University at Buffalo researchers who have found that green algae in the Great Lakes not only protect bacteria from destruction by the sun’s ultraviolet rays, but feed the organisms as well.

6/19/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – University at Buffalo faculty together with Buffalo business leaders visited Jamaica to conduct foundational meetings with the Jamaica Ministry of Health to collaborate on developing programs for Jamaica in the study and treatment of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV).
6/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Scientists at the University at Buffalo are turning to an old class of antibiotics to fight new superbugs resistant to modern medicine.
6/16/14

The University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will partner with the Buffalo Niagara Enterprise, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and National Grid to sponsor New York’s pavilion at the 2014 BIO International Convention, the world’s largest event for the biotechnology industry being held June 23-26 in San Diego.

6/6/14

Don’t touch that paper towel! High-speed hand dryers are cleaner, more environmentally friendly and save a bundle over time.

6/5/14

Motorists in Los Angeles, San Francisco and other gridlocked cities could learn something from the fruit fly. Scientists have found that cellular blockages, the molecular equivalent to traffic jams, in nerve cells of the insect’s brain can form and dissolve in 30 seconds or less.

6/4/14

Eight companies have been selected as the inaugural group of START-UP NY companies relocating on or near the University at Buffalo campuses, New York State Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today.

6/3/14

Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision in the Limelight Networks v. Akamai Technologies case states criminal law should not bear much weight in how third-party infringement of property rights cases are decided, according to a University at Buffalo Law School professor and expert on cyberspace legal issues.